Ukraine crowds protest over Russia summit

Kiev (AFP) – Some 5,000 Ukrainians rallied in Kiev on Sunday warning President Volodymyr Zelensky to resist pressure from Russia’s Vladimir Putin when the two men meet on Monday for talks on the conflict in Ukraine’s east. Protesters held placards with slogans such as “No to capitulation”, “Stay away from Moscow” and “Russian gas is […]

Nato summit: Leaders meet for 70th anniversary amid rows

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe feuds behind Nato’s big birthday bash Nato leaders are meeting near London, as tensions between members threaten to overshadow a summit marking the military alliance’s 70th birthday. The three-hour talks are expected to cover issues such as cyber-attacks and the strategic challenge posed by China. In […]

Trump blasts Macron over ‘very nasty’ NATO comments ahead of London summit

President Trump took aim at fellow NATO leader President Emmanuel Macron of France ahead of a summit here on Tuesday, branding the French president’s comments that the alliance was experiencing “brain death,” a “very, very nasty” and “insulting statement.” Interested in Donald Trump? Add Donald Trump as an interest to stay up to date on […]

Trump heads to NATO summit and Britain braces for impact

But when the two-day confab of NATO leaders kicks off Tuesday, Trump won’t be the only polarizing figure in attendance. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, an illiberal demagogue reviled by many in the European establishment, may furrow the most brows after his government acquired and then tested an advanced Russian antiaircraft missile system, a move […]